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Handbook of Plant and Animal Toxins in Food : Occurrence, Toxicity, and Prevention / Gulzar Ahmad Nayik, Jasmeet Kour

Publication year: 2022

ISBN: 9781032013954

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Focuses on various selected toxins in foods derived from plants as well as animals. The prominent plant toxins include solanine and chaconine, mushroom toxins, phytates, tannins, oxalates, goitrogens, gossypol, phytohemagglutinins, erucic acid, saponins, cyanogenic glycosides, enzyme inhibitors, BOAA (lathyrogens), toxic amino acids and toxic fatty acids. The prominent animal toxins covered in the book include various seafood toxins, shellfish toxins and biogenic amines. Presents complete information about a plethora of toxins Provides quick and easy access to data on major plant and animal toxins Covers distribution of toxins in the plant and animal kingdom Provides comprehensive information on chemistry, safety and precautions of each toxin

Subject: Toxicology, Food -- Toxicology, Toxins, Food Contamination, Food Microbiology, Food Safety, Food Additives, Food Ingredients, Food Processing, Food Laws & Regulations, Food Processing, Food Preservation, Food Microbiology